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that nancy pelosi will be staying on as house minority leader. the congresswoman from san francisco has a news conference at 7:00 this morning. we knew she was going to make announcement regarding that there was speculation whether she will remain as leader of the democrats in the house and whether she will serve out her two year term. she says she will not only serve out the two years of term and she will also stay onq@ as house minority leader. we'll continue to follow this. remember that news conference is coming up at 7:00, stay with abc7 and abc7news.com. >>> 49er quarterback smith is reportedly seeking a second opinion. smith suffered a concussion sunday that forced him out of the game he met with an independent neurologist monday. according to -- he's decide towed seek further medical advice. has to be medically -- cleared before he can play monday. jay cutler also out with a concussion. >>> cal football coach could find out sunday if he will continue with the team. he is set to meet with the athletic director the bears are 3 and 8 and finished a dismal season saturday night. he
the general's affair. they eventually notified the director of national intelligence. >> ifill: nancy pelosi said today and dianne feinstein is not happy either, said today it would have been nice to hear about this before she heard about it on tv. at what point... explain to the people who don't get the way this works what the oversite role of the congressional committees, when they're supposed to be told and when it would be politically unadvantagous in terms of looking like you were trying to taint an investigation not to tell members? >> well, i think i answered most of that in my last answer. but if it's an ongoing criminal investigation not involving the head of the c.i.a. or somebody of that kind, i don't know what the obligation was to tell congress anything. by the time, however, that that... that this perhaps rogue f.b.i. agent in florida who lives in tampa and was friendly with e oer wan involved in all this called dave rickard, a former sheriff and member of congress from washington state who called eric cantor, then this was a highly irregular process. going to jim clapper when
leaders need to do and what the nation faces. >> reporter: nancy pelosi spent this veterans day mixing and mingling with people at the presidio. >> we have a deficit that we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth creation of jobs cuts we all know that also with revenue. >> reporter: she will be returning to capitol hill with plans to push a deal backed by president obama, that will include tax hikes on wealthier households. republicans have already started digging in. >> raising tax rates will slow our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> reporter: what are the consequences if lawmakers cannot make a deal? >> fiscal live is bad -- physical cliff is bad if it happens. >> reporter: if scheduled cuts are imposed 400,000 government jobs tied to defense spending could be slashed. 400,000 jobs tied to nondefense spending could be eliminated. when it comes to taxes, all rates are scheduled to rise. >> at one point we had higher taxes what we are talking about transitioning from low taxes to high taxes so the immediate effect is, everyone has less income and spe
. david petraeus says the affair started after he retired as a four star general. >>> tomorrow nancy pelosi will announce whether she'll continue as house minority leader or step down. she's asked female democrats in the house, including incoming freshmen to join her at the news conference. ten years ago she became the first woman to lead a party caw sus in the senate and after the -- caucus in the senate and she became the first house speaker ever. >>> he was once the -- the chief psychiatrist at the fbi. now he says his patients are dying because the d.c. government won't allow him to prescribe medicine they need. >> to make it more of an hollywood drama, add an office break in, stolen prescription pads and allegations after drug ring forging signatures on his prescription they were selling $20 a pop. the drama takes an important step forward tomorrow. gary nurenberg is here to tell us all about that. >> reporter: he says three of his nearly 3,000 patients have now killed themselves in the months since d.c. pulled his license to prescribe class 2 prescription drugs. he now thinks h
as opposed to the senate, do you hear anything nancy pelosi is going to have a news conference, a press conference, later today? what do you think she's going to do? any word? >> i have no idea. no idea. >> thank you for your honesty. go get me a cup of coffee. >> did you watch this program yesterday? debbie wassermann schultz said she's staying. most of the people i talk to say she's staying. i think her body language yesterday when she was sparring with the press a little bit suggest she's staying. and if we're wrong, i won't be here tomorrow. >> let's go back to congressman ryan and his comments. the interesting thing that president obama did yesterday, he's been, you know, criticized -- was criticized a lot from a lot of different angles in the first four years of his time in office. but one of the things that the left and some in the center criticized him for was constantly negotiating against himself, that he was not a tactical negotiator. yesterday was as much as anything an announcement. he's not going to get the tax increases that he wants. that number. but he's not coming in -
's a mandate here? >> i don't because then they would have put nancy pelosi in charge of the house of representatives. see, i think these ideas that we talked about, i think they're popular ideas. this is a very close election. and unfortunately, divided government didn't work very well the last two years. we're going to have to make sure it works in the next two years. that means, i think, that both parties have to talk to each other. >> but could you see yourself supporting a plan that raises tax rates? >> i'm not for raising tax rates. >> so you won't support a plan? >> i don't want to get into negotiating with the media, but i do not support raising tax rates. >> period. >> yeah, i've been saying that my entire career. >> the fiscal cliff. i mean, there are people -- you read them, you hear them, say, you know, let us go off the fiscal cliff. that might be one way to really resolve the situation. what happens if we go off the fiscal cliff? what is the fiscal cliff? >> well -- >> i can't even balance a checking account. what is it? >> it's actually more like 2 1/2 cliffs because
, howard. >>> 6:22 now. democrat nancy pelosi today will announce whether or not she will continue in her role as house minority leader or possibly step down. she has asked female democrats in the house, including some incoming freshmen, to join her at a news conference. she became the first woman to ever lead a party caucus in the house or the senate. after the 2006 mid-term election, she became the first ever female speaker of itself house -- speaker of the house. >>> making news at this hour, 6:23, the man who accused elmo puppeteer kevin clash of having sex with him when he was just 16 years old is now recanting his story. the man now in his early 20s says his sexual relationship with clash was adult and consensual. clash says, quote, he's relieved this painful allegation has been put to rest. this week sesame workshop announced clash was taking a leave of absence following the accusation. >>> nearly two dozen area schools are possibly going to be closed. at a news conference d.c. school's chancellor kaya henderson released a list of 20 schools she thinks could be closed during the cu
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